Opta Stats: Southampton v Chelsea

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Chelsea will be looking to extend their unbeaten record when they travel to Southampton. Opta rates their chances.

"Southampton have only lost more matches at St. Mary's against Man Utd (10) than they have against Chelsea (8) in all competitions."

Chelsea are [3.8] to win by a single goal.

Southampton have lost each of their last six matches against Chelsea in all competitions, including three last season (two in the Premier League, one in the FA Cup). Chelsea are [1.66] to win.

Chelsea have lost just one of their 11 visits to St. Mary's against Southampton (W8 D2), winning each of their last three in a row. They are [2.5] to win half-time/full-time.

Southampton have only lost more matches at St. Mary's against Man Utd (10) than they have against Chelsea (8) in all competitions. Chelsea are [3.8] to win by a single goal.

The team scoring first in Premier League matches between Southampton and Chelsea have gone on to win in just four of the last 10 meetings - in the most recent game, Southampton surrendered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2. The Southampton half-time/Chelsea full-time double result is [26.0].

Southampton are winless in 25 Premier League meetings with 'big six' opponents (D7 L18), since beating Liverpool, Man City and Spurs in three consecutive such games in the 2015-16 season. The draw is [4.2].

Southampton have only won one of their last 13 Premier League games played on a Sunday (D7 L5), beating Everton 4-1 in November 2017. The draw half-time/Chelsea full-time double result is [4.7].

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has scored in each of his last four matches against Southampton in all competitions (five goals), with three of those games coming as a substitute. Giroud is [2.6] to score.

Chelsea's Olivier Giroud has played 199 Premier League games, and could become the 17th French player to reach 200 in the competition. Giroud is [6.0] to score the first goal.

Southampton manager Mark Hughes has lost his last six matches against Chelsea in all competitions, including both as Saints boss. Chelsea are [2.7] to win to nil.

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